Image to Image Python Reference

class ImageToImageClient

All setter methods return ImageToImageClient object unless specified otherwise.

Constructor

def __init__(self, user_name, api_key)
Constructor for the Pdfcrowd API client.
user_name
Your username at Pdfcrowd.
api_key
Your API key.

Conversion Input

def convertUrl(self, url)
Convert an image.
url
The address of the image to convert.
The supported protocols are http:// and https://.
Returns
  • byte[] - Byte array containing the conversion output.
def convertUrlToStream(self, url, out_stream)
Convert an image and write the result to an output stream.
url
The address of the image to convert.
The supported protocols are http:// and https://.
out_stream
The output stream that will contain the conversion output.
def convertUrlToFile(self, url, file_path)
Convert an image and write the result to a local file.
url
The address of the image to convert.
The supported protocols are http:// and https://.
file_path
The output file path.
def convertFile(self, file)
Convert a local file.
file
The path to a local file to convert.
The file must exist and not be empty.
Returns
  • byte[] - Byte array containing the conversion output.
def convertFileToStream(self, file, out_stream)
Convert a local file and write the result to an output stream.
file
The path to a local file to convert.
The file must exist and not be empty.
out_stream
The output stream that will contain the conversion output.
def convertFileToFile(self, file, file_path)
Convert a local file and write the result to a local file.
file
The path to a local file to convert.
The file must exist and not be empty.
file_path
The output file path.
def convertRawData(self, data)
Convert raw data.
data
The raw content to be converted.
Returns
  • byte[] - Byte array with the output.
def convertRawDataToStream(self, data, out_stream)
Convert raw data and write the result to an output stream.
data
The raw content to be converted.
out_stream
The output stream that will contain the conversion output.
def convertRawDataToFile(self, data, file_path)
Convert raw data to a file.
data
The raw content to be converted.
file_path
The output file path.
def convertStream(self, in_stream)
Convert the contents of an input stream.
in_stream
The input stream with source data.
Returns
  • byte[] - Byte array containing the conversion output.
def convertStreamToStream(self, in_stream, out_stream)
Convert the contents of an input stream and write the result to an output stream.
in_stream
The input stream with source data.
out_stream
The output stream that will contain the conversion output.
def convertStreamToFile(self, in_stream, file_path)
Convert the contents of an input stream and write the result to a local file.
in_stream
The input stream with source data.
file_path
The output file path.

Conversion Format

def setOutputFormat(self, output_format)
The format of the output file.
output_format
Allowed values:
  • png
  • jpg
  • gif
  • tiff
  • bmp
  • ico
  • ppm
  • pgm
  • pbm
  • pnm
  • psb
  • pct
  • ras
  • tga
  • sgi
  • sun
  • webp
Default: png

Image Operations

Settings used for operations with images.

def setResize(self, resize)
Resize the image.
resize
The resize percentage or new image dimensions.
Default: 100%
Examples:
  • setResize("200%")
  • setResize("1024x768")
def setRotate(self, rotate)
Rotate the image.
rotate
The rotation specified in degrees.
Default: 0
def setCropAreaX(self, x)
Set the top left X coordinate of the content area. It is relative to the top left X coordinate of the print area.
x
The value must be specified in inches "in", millimeters "mm", centimeters "cm", pixels "px", or points "pt".
Default: 0px
Examples:
  • setCropAreaX("-1in")
  • setCropAreaX("2.5cm")
def setCropAreaY(self, y)
Set the top left Y coordinate of the content area. It is relative to the top left Y coordinate of the print area.
y
The value must be specified in inches "in", millimeters "mm", centimeters "cm", pixels "px", or points "pt".
Default: 0px
Examples:
  • setCropAreaY("-1in")
  • setCropAreaY("2.5cm")
def setCropAreaWidth(self, width)
Set the width of the content area. It should be at least 1 inch.
width
The value must be specified in inches "in", millimeters "mm", centimeters "cm", pixels "px", or points "pt".
Default: The width of the print area.
Examples:
  • setCropAreaWidth("8in")
  • setCropAreaWidth("25cm")
def setCropAreaHeight(self, height)
Set the height of the content area. It should be at least 1 inch.
height
The value must be specified in inches "in", millimeters "mm", centimeters "cm", pixels "px", or points "pt".
Default: The height of the print area.
Examples:
  • setCropAreaHeight("8in")
  • setCropAreaHeight("25cm")
def setCropArea(self, x, y, width, height)
Set the content area position and size. The content area enables to specify the part to be converted.
x
Set the top left X coordinate of the content area. It is relative to the top left X coordinate of the print area.
The value must be specified in inches "in", millimeters "mm", centimeters "cm", pixels "px", or points "pt".
Default: 0px
y
Set the top left Y coordinate of the content area. It is relative to the top left Y coordinate of the print area.
The value must be specified in inches "in", millimeters "mm", centimeters "cm", pixels "px", or points "pt".
Default: 0px
width
Set the width of the content area. It should be at least 1 inch.
The value must be specified in inches "in", millimeters "mm", centimeters "cm", pixels "px", or points "pt".
Default: The width of the print area.
height
Set the height of the content area. It should be at least 1 inch.
The value must be specified in inches "in", millimeters "mm", centimeters "cm", pixels "px", or points "pt".
Default: The height of the print area.
def setRemoveBorders(self, value)
Remove borders of an image which does not change in color.
value
Set to True to remove borders.
Default: False

Canvas Setup

def setCanvasSize(self, size)
Set the output canvas size.
size
Allowed values:
  • A0
  • A1
  • A2
  • A3
  • A4
  • A5
  • A6
  • Letter
def setCanvasWidth(self, width)
Set the output canvas width.
width
The value must be specified in inches "in", millimeters "mm", centimeters "cm", pixels "px", or points "pt".
Examples:
  • setCanvasWidth("300mm")
  • setCanvasWidth("9.5in")
def setCanvasHeight(self, height)
Set the output canvas height.
height
The value must be specified in inches "in", millimeters "mm", centimeters "cm", pixels "px", or points "pt".
Examples:
  • setCanvasHeight("15.25in")
  • setCanvasHeight("350mm")
def setCanvasDimensions(self, width, height)
Set the output canvas dimensions. If no canvas size is specified, margins are applied as a border around the image.
width
Set the output canvas width.
The value must be specified in inches "in", millimeters "mm", centimeters "cm", pixels "px", or points "pt".
height
Set the output canvas height.
The value must be specified in inches "in", millimeters "mm", centimeters "cm", pixels "px", or points "pt".
Examples:
  • setCanvasDimensions("300mm", "350mm")
  • setCanvasDimensions("9.5in", "15.25in")
  • setCanvasDimensions("372mm", "520pt")
def setOrientation(self, orientation)
Set the output canvas orientation.
orientation
Allowed values:
  • landscape
  • portrait
Default: portrait
def setPosition(self, position)
Set the image position on the canvas.
position
Allowed values:
  • center
  • top
  • bottom
  • left
  • right
  • top-left
  • top-right
  • bottom-left
  • bottom-right
Default: center
def setPrintCanvasMode(self, mode)
Set the mode to print the image on the canvas.
mode
Allowed values:
  • default
    No image scaling.
  • fit
    Fit the image to the canvas with aspect ratio.
  • stretch
    Stretch the image to the canvas with no aspect ratio.
Default: default
def setMarginTop(self, top)
Set the output canvas top margin.
top
The value must be specified in inches "in", millimeters "mm", centimeters "cm", pixels "px", or points "pt".
Examples:
  • setMarginTop("1in")
  • setMarginTop("2.5cm")
def setMarginRight(self, right)
Set the output canvas right margin.
right
The value must be specified in inches "in", millimeters "mm", centimeters "cm", pixels "px", or points "pt".
Examples:
  • setMarginRight("1in")
  • setMarginRight("2.5cm")
def setMarginBottom(self, bottom)
Set the output canvas bottom margin.
bottom
The value must be specified in inches "in", millimeters "mm", centimeters "cm", pixels "px", or points "pt".
Examples:
  • setMarginBottom("1in")
  • setMarginBottom("2.5cm")
def setMarginLeft(self, left)
Set the output canvas left margin.
left
The value must be specified in inches "in", millimeters "mm", centimeters "cm", pixels "px", or points "pt".
Examples:
  • setMarginLeft("1in")
  • setMarginLeft("2.5cm")
def setMargins(self, top, right, bottom, left)
Set the output canvas margins.
top
Set the output canvas top margin.
The value must be specified in inches "in", millimeters "mm", centimeters "cm", pixels "px", or points "pt".
right
Set the output canvas right margin.
The value must be specified in inches "in", millimeters "mm", centimeters "cm", pixels "px", or points "pt".
bottom
Set the output canvas bottom margin.
The value must be specified in inches "in", millimeters "mm", centimeters "cm", pixels "px", or points "pt".
left
Set the output canvas left margin.
The value must be specified in inches "in", millimeters "mm", centimeters "cm", pixels "px", or points "pt".
def setCanvasBackgroundColor(self, color)
The canvas background color in RGB or RGBA hexadecimal format. The color fills the entire canvas regardless of margins. If no canvas size is specified and the image format supports background (e.g. PDF, PNG), the background color is applied too.
color
The value must be in RRGGBB or RRGGBBAA hexadecimal format.
Examples:
  • red color
    setCanvasBackgroundColor("FF0000")
  • green color
    setCanvasBackgroundColor("00ff00")
  • green color with 50% opacity
    setCanvasBackgroundColor("00ff0080")
def setDpi(self, dpi)
Set the DPI resolution of the input image. The DPI affects margin options specified in points too (e.g. 1 point is equal to 1 pixel in 96 DPI).
dpi
The DPI value.
Default: 96
Example:
  • The DPI used for printers. 1 inch contains 300 points.
    setDpi(300)

Miscellaneous

def setDebugLog(self, value)
Turn on the debug logging. Details about the conversion are stored in the debug log. The URL of the log can be obtained from the getDebugLogUrl method or available in conversion statistics.
value
Set to True to enable the debug logging.
Default: False
def getDebugLogUrl(self)
Get the URL of the debug log for the last conversion.
Returns
  • string - The link to the debug log.
def getRemainingCreditCount(self)
Get the number of conversion credits available in your account.
This method can only be called after a call to one of the convertXtoY methods.
The returned value can differ from the actual count if you run parallel conversions.
The special value 999999 is returned if the information is not available.
Returns
  • int - The number of credits.
def getConsumedCreditCount(self)
Get the number of credits consumed by the last conversion.
Returns
  • int - The number of credits.
def getJobId(self)
Get the job id.
Returns
  • string - The unique job identifier.
def getOutputSize(self)
Get the size of the output in bytes.
Returns
  • int - The count of bytes.
def getVersion(self)
Get the version details.
Returns
  • string - API version, converter version, and client version.
def setTag(self, tag)
Tag the conversion with a custom value. The tag is used in conversion statistics. A value longer than 32 characters is cut off.
tag
A string with the custom tag.
Example:
  • setTag("client-1234")
def setHttpProxy(self, proxy)
A proxy server used by Pdfcrowd conversion process for accessing the source URLs with HTTP scheme. It can help to circumvent regional restrictions or provide limited access to your intranet.
proxy
The value must have format DOMAIN_OR_IP_ADDRESS:PORT.
Examples:
  • setHttpProxy("myproxy.com:8080")
  • setHttpProxy("113.25.84.10:33333")
def setHttpsProxy(self, proxy)
A proxy server used by Pdfcrowd conversion process for accessing the source URLs with HTTPS scheme. It can help to circumvent regional restrictions or provide limited access to your intranet.
proxy
The value must have format DOMAIN_OR_IP_ADDRESS:PORT.
Examples:
  • setHttpsProxy("myproxy.com:443")
  • setHttpsProxy("113.25.84.10:44333")

API Client Options

def setConverterVersion(self, version)
Set the converter version. Different versions may produce different output. Choose which one provides the best output for your case.
Availability: API client >= 5.0.0. See versioning.
version
The version identifier.
Allowed values:
  • latest
    The latest converter version.
  • 20.10
    Version 20.10.
  • 18.10
    Version 18.10.
Default: 20.10
def setUseHttp(self, value)
Specifies if the client communicates over HTTP or HTTPS with Pdfcrowd API.
value
Set to True to use HTTP.
Default: False

Warning

Using HTTP is insecure as data sent over HTTP is not encrypted. Enable this option only if you know what you are doing.

def setUserAgent(self, agent)
Set a custom user agent HTTP header. It can be useful if you are behind a proxy or a firewall.
agent
The user agent string.
Default: pdfcrowd_python_client/5.17.0 (https://pdfcrowd.com)
def setProxy(self, host, port, user_name, password)
Specifies an HTTP proxy that the API client library will use to connect to the internet.
host
The proxy hostname.
port
The proxy port.
user_name
The username.
password
The password.
def setRetryCount(self, count)
Specifies the number of automatic retries when the 502 or 503 HTTP status code is received. The status code indicates a temporary network issue. This feature can be disabled by setting to 0.
count
Number of retries.
Default: 1
Example:
  • setRetryCount(3)